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James French, MD

95.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 907 ratings

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About James French:

James H. French Jr., MD, FACS is the former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Fairfax Hospital and served on the clinical faculty at Georgetown University School of Medicine. 

An Arkansas native, Dr. French is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he also completed his residency training in general surgery. He received his plastic surgery training at Vanderbilt University and also completed a Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at New York University.

Dr. French held a Presidential Appointment to the National Cancer Advisory Board. Past professional appointments include: Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Co-Director of the Facial Rehabilitation Center at the Children’s Hospital in Baltimore and Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Baltimore City Hospitals, where he also served as Co-Director of the Regional Burn Center.

Dr. French has been named in Washingtonian Magazine's Top Doctors many times as one of the best plastic surgeons in Washington DC, and is also listed in The Best Doctors in America.

Dr. French is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of many professional societies, including: American Medical Association, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons, Virginia Surgical Society and Fairfax County Medical Association.

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

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5550 Friendship Blvd #130 Chevy Chase, MD 20815

3299 Woodburn Road #490 Annandale, VA 22003

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James French, MD Reviews (528)

Face Lift

This is the third procedure I've had with Dr. French and cannot imagine going to anyone else. He answered all of my questions, educated me regarding realistic outcomes and understood my philosophy of 'less is more'. Dr. French also has a terrific staff who are unfailingly encouraging and patient. Dr. French is the best! Much happier with my appearance!


Every individual in the practice was professional, courteous and kind.

Face Lift

Dr. French's work is subtle and he does not agree to procedures he believes inappropriate. No change except I look 15 years younger...

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. French and staff have always been great, informative and amazing to deal with.

Eyelid Surgery

It seems all had personal experience

Eyelid Surgery

I really liked Dr. French personality and beside manner. He came recommended from a friend and through my research he's a top doc in the DC area. I liked your practice so much that I'm now doing IPL on my legs, arms and face along with Botox. I've probably spent 7K without having my eyes done. Looking forward to a mutually beneficial relationship. Thanks!

Eyelid Surgery

Everyone was respectul, caring, and friendly

Breast Reduction

Dr. French has a wonderful demeanor. I greatly appreciate the time and patience he and the staff take to explain the procedure and answer questions. Thank you!

Tummy Tuck

Dr. French came highly recommended by several friends who had procedures with him. He spent a lot of time with me and made me very comfortable with the results I could expect. Unfortunately I have to have a hysterectomy rather urgently so will resume the process of booking surgery as soon as I have recovered from that.

Breast Augmentation

Dd.French is an amazing surgeon! I loved everything about my experience and would definetely recommend him to all my friends.

Face Lift

I am happy.Once in a while someone will notice and say: What did you do that is different? Most never notice.I am privileged to be able to look as young as I feel.Lucky, too. Not everyone can pull it all together to have the time, money, support, ability, etc. This was a bucket list experience. It turned out that there were no setbacks. I feel fortunate that I could do this with the right doctor, in the right place, at the right time, with my health metrics in the right place. Even his support staff did right by me... as this kind of surgery, while elective, takes care and kindness regarding each element of the recovery.Just grateful for the whole effort from start to finish.In the past few years, we have known many people who had their lives cut short. To fulfill a bucket list wish is accomplishing something. So I am content and thrilled simultaneously. Thanks

Neck Lift

Surgeon explained range of expectations with CO laser. The result was high on the range so that I was delighted.

Face Lift

I feel more confident and younger! It’s a great feeling! Dr French was attentive understanding and skillful. I am thrilled with my face lift and eyes, so natural! The staff was so helpful I could not ask for more! I highly recommend Dr French and this practice!

Tummy Tuck

Board certified plastic surgeon. Excellent bedside manner. Listens and doesn’t rush patient. Patient treated as person not $. Professional, well run practice.

Breast Augmentation

The whole experience was great. My recovery was great and I love the outcome. I am more confident, look better in and out of clothes.

Tummy Tuck

Dr French is a thoughtful, kind and caring surgeon. He took the time to get to know me and understood exactly what I wanted. He’s an artist and a true gem.

Tummy Tuck

Overall outcome and sublet staff and dr French skills

Breast Augmentation

Dr French's experience and professionalism along with the friendliness and knowledge of the staff was amazing. I felt very comfortable and was treated with compassion and respect. I would recommend Dr. French to anyone and will definitely be back for any future cosmetic needs.Thank you!

Male Breast Reduction

From the beginning to the end I was completely satisfied with the process. Everything that was explained and covered happened as planned. The customer service was excellent and Dr French was very confident that the procedure would go well. This made me feel even more comfortable and gave me peace of mind. The outcome looks great which in turn makes me feel great. Definitely have a higher self esteem now.

Mommy Makeover

The staff were welcoming, answered my questions without any sense of impatience, yet also didn't waste my time. Appointments were very efficient. Dr. French explained how it would go and then followed up with aftercare information. The surgery itself was as comfortable as it could be, and I am very pleased with my outcome so far!